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“Great Day for All”

Sayulita sailing explorations
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Owner description: Sayula 1 is a Custom 50ft Sailing Trimaran with all the luxuries on board for an amazing day on the Bay. Capt. Darrin has been sharing & teaching his passion of sailing good times & sailing with the whales with people for 25 years in many ports around the world before making Sayulita , Mexico his home. There is no other Boat , Crew or Captain that will give you the memorable time you will have on board Sayula 1 , "As said by many" . Great food & Open Bar , Being towed off the back of the boat with a Margarita in hand.Cool breeze'zzz , Sailing along with the dolphins , whales , Etc , lots of Deck Cushions & plenty of shade . Sailing is always a big part of our day. Sit back & relax or help out with the hoisting of the sails, "always a great photo opportunity ".The snorkeling is excellent in the winter months at the Islands . Videos of trips past are on you tube under Sayulita Sailing Explorations.These show what a unique personal boat Sayula 1 is.Our office is located right on the bridge coming into Sayulita , you can't miss it , "Sayulita Sailing Explorations" Stop in and say hello & don't miss an amazing day on the water with us while visiting Sayulita & the surrounding area's...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed November 13, 2013

My wife and I met Darrin at the carnecaria in Sayulita and immediately liked the idea of going for a day trip on his trimaran. We headed out with him the very next day with my in-laws and 7 year old boy. We had a fantastic day of sailing, swimming, snorkeling and even caught a fish! Lunch on the boat was really good and the whole crew was quite attentive to keeping everyone happy and refreshed. There is something for everyone on this trip and I highly recommend it for young and old!

Thank Colin H
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Captain Darrin and his crew showed us THE BEST TIME! We sailed out, went to an island to do some snorkeling and cave exploring. Sailed some more. Headed to a small beach where we checked out the beach and swam again in the warm and beautiful ocean. Jumped and dove off of the boat... and sailed back. FULL DAY and it was amazing! The food and drink on board was SUPERB and we couldn't have asked for a better day! Would highly highly recommend!

Thank Samantha S
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

My wife and I were mucking about the quaint town of Sayulita after a day of surfing when a friendly, tall man asked us if we would like to join his sailing charter as he had, had a couple cancel due to sickness and he could give us a good rate. Intrigued we listened and agreed to join the group the following day. Captain Darrin explained the pickup locations and times to us and was prompt the following day. After showing the whole tour all of the safety services on board the boat we set sail. Captain Darrin is a wealth of knowledge of the area and his modesty at his sailing experience is refreshing rather than the usual bravado. The tour is for all ages, with youngsters having a chance to man the wheel under Darrins watch, assist hoisting sails, set fishing lines and be kids. Our tour had a great mix of young and old and the crew made sure all passengers were equally attended too. A guest wanted to take pics and the boat stopped so that we could take pictures and enjoy watching the porpoises dive around the bow of the boat. Later one of the crew, who had been trolling for fish, landed one and made us amazing sushi right there. Captain Darrin knows what families want and told the youngsters great pirate stories about the bay, interesting sealife facts and history before pulling us into Marieta Island. It was neat to listen to Darrin and his crew as they all respect the environmental sensitivity of the area, and they expect all guests to follow their lead. Here Captain Darrin and crew joined us in a great bout of snorkelling with schools of beautiful fish, vivid coral sea bottoms, bird watching, and beach combing for shells and neat pieces of driftwood. We enjoyed a tasty fresh lunch,and a cold drink prepared by the staff and then boarded the boat for the return. Again the vibe on the boat was euphoric, with great music, friendly staff, happy strangers chatting as though we were long time friends. This is a great value and a better tour than my review describes. It was a pleasure to be out in the sun, being catered to by great staff, learning about the region and being fully confident in the safety of the boat and the crew. If a tall, sun bleached, English speaking fellow introduces himself to you or your family as Captain Darrin whilst in Sayulita, do your mind, your kids, your self a favour and go on the tour. It's inexpensive, great value and leaves you with memories never too be forgotten. A+

Thank David S
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

My sister and I contacted them about 3 weeks before our trip and they asked us to contact them once we were about a week away from traveling. We emailed once we arrived; we'd been emailing them and getting quick responses before. We didn't hear anything back from them the entire time we were there... It sucked because we were REALLY excited about it and it didn't happen.

Thank Kari T
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

We actually did not go with these guys as they are servicing their boat as it is off season, but Rio their manager really helped us out one morning and got us onto another boat. He went out of his way and provided us with excellent customer service, so I imagine his tours would be of same quality.

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